1902 The Mishongnovi Ceremonies Of The Snake and Antelope Fraternities The Stanley McCormick Hopi Expedition
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The Mishongnovi are a group of people from one of three Hopi villages in Arizona. This work discusses the ceremony of the 'Snake and Antelope Fraternities'. Published by the Field Columbian museum as publication number 66 from their Anthropological series. This work is volume III number 3. Written by George Amos Dorsey and Henry Voth. Voth was an ethnographer and Mennonite missionary. He was fluent in Hopi language and studied Hopi religion and a Hopi dictionary. George Amos Dorsey was also an ethnogropher of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas. With numerous illustrations throughout.
In original paper wraps. Externally, generally smart with chipping to the extremities and t o the head and tail of spine. Cracks to the backstrip vertically from head to tail of spine. Loss to the head and tail of backstrip. Some age toning to edges of wraps. Internally, binding is strained and tender in places. Pages are slightly age toned, mostly to edges. Title page is very age toned with minor offsetting. The odd spots throughout.
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